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Giving to Earth Sciences

Every donation to the Earth Sciences Department expands opportunities for students in class and in the field. Thank you!

Earth Science Funding Opportunities

To get started with a donation, consider giving to one of the funds below. 

Earth Sciences Academic Department – Donations to this fund are used to support the geoscience student experience: field trips, guest speakers, student research opportunities, and lab equipment. Funds permitting, this account may also be used for some annual scholarship awards.

Earth Sciences Department Scholarship – Donations to this fund are used to support earth science student scholarships.

Gaspro Geology Endowment – Donations to this fund are used to support geoscience student field trips and conference travel. 

TTU Earth Sciences Alumni Scholarship Endowment – Donations to this fund are used to support student scholarships through the Tennessee Tech University Foundation. Both the Peter Helton Scholarship and Earth Sciences Alumni Scholarships are funded by this account. 

Other Fund – Please select this designation if you would like to give to another fund such as the Earth Sciences Equipment Fund, the Shanks-Moran Scholarship Endowment or the Dr. Melvin Owen Smith Memorial Scholarship Endowment.

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